Pound-for-Pound High School Power Rankings

Monitor staff
Sunday, October 01, 2017

TEAM (last week’s rank)

1. CONCORD BOYS’ X-C (1)  led by Forest Mackenzie’s third-place finished first at the 68-team Maine Festival of Champions on Saturday.

2. NEWFOUND FIELD HOCKEY (3) will face Berlin (7-4) on Tuesday before a Thursday showdown with defending champ Gilford.

3. WINNISQUAM VOLLEYBALL (4) won three matches last week, highlighted by a 3-2 win at Campbell, to improve to 10-0.

4. INTER-LAKES VOLLEYBALL (5) has won six consecutive matches by perfect 3-0 scores to improve to 8-0.

5. BOW BOYS’ SOCCER (6) has won seven straight matches to go to 10-1 and claim first place in Division II.

6. BOW GIRLS’ SOCCER (7) has outscored its last five opponents 26-3 to improve to 10-1, the most wins in Division II.

7. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ X-C (NR)  remained unbeaten after winning the 23-team Black Bear Invitational on Saturday.

8. GILFORD BOYS’ SOCCER (NR) is 9-1 and has not allowed a goal in its last four matches, outscoring opponents 10-0.

9. HOPKINTON BOYS’ SOCCER (2) bounced back from its first loss of the season with a 7-0 win at Sanborn on Saturday.

10. GILFORD FIELD HOCKEY (8) is 10-1-1 and will try to avenge its only loss of the season on Thursday at undefeated Newfound.

Others receiving votes: Bow football, Pembroke boys’ soccer, John Stark girls’ soccer

– TIM O’SULLIVAN, Monitor staff